Monthly Archives: August 2009

Is it Beautiful or What?

It’s a bittersweet, end-of-summer day here in NH.  The leaves are still (mostly) green but there’s a clarity and cleanness to the air that bespeaks September.  Every once in awhile, the scent of woodsmoke wafts by.  The crickets and cicadas … Continue reading

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Da Do Run, Run, Run … Da Do Run, Run

Okay – it’s day two of running.  Haven’t gone yet but plan to.  The challenges will be days 3, 4 and 5!  Right now I am at the stage where I feel so good and so thankful that my body … Continue reading

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Saturday – Just Saturday

Somehow it seems appropriate that the funeral for Teddy Kennedy should be in the rain.  Late summer rain.  A grey day – sad and kind of empty-feeling.  A pause.  The end of a season.  And much work, many beginnings ahead. … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces on Friday Morning

From a friend came, last night, this post form the Daily Kos with a collection of editorial cartoons remembering and honoring Ted Kennedy.  As she suggested .. have some kleenex handy. Over in Finland, Kelly Smith is playing hurt for … Continue reading

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Last Thursday in August

… and already it is feeling like September.  No complints here (except about the rapid passage of time). Time. I came awake this morning with a bit of a start after some of the most vivid dreams of Judy I’ve … Continue reading

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RIP Senator

A huge loss … and the end of an era. How little has changed through these decades … how much we need to keep working … RIP, Senator, RIP. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9JTYnMpRyg

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Going Viral

HollyCornblog reported to be that yesterday while IMing with her friend Doris, she (Doris) called her (HollyCornblog) “Doltgirl.” I’m of the belief that that is one of the first steps in going viral … whaddya think?  I should add that … Continue reading

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Heading into Another Hot Day

Sun pouring through humid air and drooping birches, beeches and maples, as we head into the final full week of August.  Soon RPE will be heading back to school and we’ll contemplate fall chores while watching the leaves turn (some … Continue reading

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Blue Skies, Shining on Me …

Here’s to you, Sky Blue! Too bad a red card played into the mix – and overall I wish the officiating, all year, in the WPS, had not been quite as ‘obtrusive’ as it’s tended to be – but that … Continue reading

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Happy Weekend – and Go Sky Blue!

As I write I am listening to Jon Stewart’s interview with Betsy McCaughey – the promulgator of the death panel drivel (although I believe Sarah Palin may actually deserve credit for the term).  A dangerous combination there.  But watch the … Continue reading

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